Today I have a quick update for you guys: I started a Patreon page! For a limited time (until August 13th, 2019) everyone who pledges at least $1 will get a critique of the first five pages of their manuscript. My Patreon is going to feature short stories, writing advice, book reviews, and more. All… Continue reading I Have A Patreon!
This week I'd like to introduce a new column in which I share tips for writing in the Young Adult genre based on what does and doesn't work for teen readers, as informed by my education and experience as a bookseller. The goal is for this to be a monthly column, but depending on the… Continue reading Introducing: Writing Advice from the YA Aisle
In my last post, I talked about "age appropriateness" and what we mean by that when choosing books for tweens. In this post, I'm going to highlight some of my favorite Young Adult books that (in my opinion) are appropriate for the 11-14 crowd and why I think they're a good fit. Let's dive in!… Continue reading 5 YA Books for Tweens with Nervous Parents